Tag Archives: behind the scenes
Behind the Seams: Character & Clothes (Part 3)

Behind the Seams: Character & Clothes (Part 3)

From New Orleans to New Zealand, these colourful ‘Hollywood Costume’ connoisseurs share with us how their threads tell their tales.

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Find Your Own Lost Thing

Find Your Own Lost Thing

Have you ever wanted Oscar-winning animator, author and illustrator Shaun Tan to check out your artwork? There’s still time to enter our competition and win exactly that!

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Behind the Seams: Character & Clothes (Part 2)

Behind the Seams: Character & Clothes (Part 2)

It’s time to meet more of our ‘Hollywood Costume’ visitors! Do their clothes reflect their characters?

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Behind the Seams: Character & Clothes (Part 1)

Behind the Seams: Character & Clothes (Part 1)

Hollywood Costume has got us thinking, when we put on our clothes in the morning, what stories are we telling? What are we saying about ourselves?

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Keeping Up Appearances

Keeping Up Appearances

Our Hollywood Costume exhibition celebrates a century of glorious outfits, but how are they kept so beautiful? Textile Conservator Rachael Lee explains how she keeps the iconic outfits ready for their close-ups.

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Light and Magic

Light and Magic

Have you ever turned around in your cinema seat and wondered about the beam of light magically transporting your movie to the screen? At its source you’ll find ACMI’s dedicated team of projectionists. From first choc-top to last frame they are there to ensure the show runs to plan.

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